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NBC Evening News for Friday, Sep 08, 1972
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(Studio) Postponed trip of paroled Teamster's leader James Hoffa to North Vietnam featured.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(White House) White House disclaims knowledge of Hoffa's North Vietnam trip, then confesses Henry Kissinger discussed it with Hoffa representatives in San Clemente, California, in July. President News Secretary Ronald Ziegler presumes Nixon knew about it. Kissinger informed North Vietnam's Le Duc Tho of Hoffa's intent. State Department knew nothing about it. White House may have called off trip at last minute
REPORTER: Richard Valeriani

(Studio) Admin. has been critical of Democrats dealing with North Vietnam.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Chancellor, John;
Valeriani, Richard

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